A Prescription for Psychiatry

Why We Need a Whole New Approach to Mental Health and Wellbeing

  • Peter Kinderman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 193-212

About this book


This is a manifesto for an entirely new approach to psychiatric care; one that truly offers care rather than coercion, therapy rather than medication, and a return to the common sense appreciation that distress is usually an understandable reaction to life's challenges.


Mental health Psychiatry Clinical psychology Psychology Psychiatric medication Well-being services crisis diagnosis disease management psychiatry stress therapy

Authors and affiliations

  • Peter Kinderman
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LiverpoolUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137408716
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-137-40870-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-40871-6
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